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From TheJournal.ie 19 year-old man charged with making threats on social media in Northern Ireland Cyber Crime

19 year-old man charged with making threats on social media in Northern Ireland

The man was charged by the PSNI this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's only one police force in Ireland': Top garda slams online vigilante groups Grooming

'There's only one police force in Ireland': Top garda slams online vigilante groups

Earlier this year two separate men were confronted after being wrongly identified as a convicted paedophile.

From TheJournal.ie 'Did you know your electronic health records can sell for as much as €40 on the dark web?' Cyber Threats

'Did you know your electronic health records can sell for as much as €40 on the dark web?'

Some of your personal details may already be available for sale on the dark web awaiting a purchaser. The only certainty is that the next attack is coming – the only question is when, writes Ronan Murphy.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched into cyber attack on Trinity fund Trinity Foundation

Investigation launched into cyber attack on Trinity fund

It’s hoped that the funds will be at least partly recovered.

From TheJournal.ie Wikileaks releases CIA hacks of Apple devices (that users can't undo) NightSkies

Wikileaks releases CIA hacks of Apple devices (that users can't undo)

Security experts say the exploits are plausible, but suggest they pose little threat to typical users as they require physical access to devices.

From TheJournal.ie Trump taps Rudy Giuliani to head American response to hacking Message To Rudy

Trump taps Rudy Giuliani to head American response to hacking

Trump called cyber intrusion “the fastest-growing crime in the United States” and a “major threat” to national security.

From TheJournal.ie Live streaming of child sexual abuse on the rise Cyber Crime

Live streaming of child sexual abuse on the rise

Cyber crime investigators have also noticed a rise in so-called “revenge porn”.

From TheJournal.ie Russian gang jailed for using 'mule accounts' to launder £4.5 million in cyber crime cash London

Russian gang jailed for using 'mule accounts' to launder £4.5 million in cyber crime cash

Accounts operated by the group were used to launder almost £1 million.

From TheJournal.ie 15-year-old arrested in relation to Talk Talk data theft released on bail Released

15-year-old arrested in relation to Talk Talk data theft released on bail

The company received a ransom demand from an unknown source on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Couple who made over €1.8 million by trading with stolen bank details jailed Cyber Crime

Couple who made over €1.8 million by trading with stolen bank details jailed

Benson was a member of an online criminal forum which helped people trading in stolen debit or credit card data.

From TheJournal.ie The Government is thinking up new ways to stop you from being hacked Cybercrime

The Government is thinking up new ways to stop you from being hacked

Experts say the public needs protection against ‘petty’ cybercrimes.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager arrested for Xbox and Playstation Christmas attacks Not A Game

Teenager arrested for Xbox and Playstation Christmas attacks

The 18-year-old was detained as part of a joint effort between police in Britain and the United States.

From TheJournal.ie New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders Milestone

New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders

There has been a wide welcome for new offences against child grooming and buying sex.

From TheJournal.ie 'Revenge porn' may not be punishable through Irish law Explicit Images

'Revenge porn' may not be punishable through Irish law

The Law Reform Commission says there are gaps in the harassment laws that need to be addressed.

From TheJournal.ie New legislation needed to stop online "trolls" Law Reform Commission

New legislation needed to stop online "trolls"

The report published today looks at the need for regulation specific to online harassment.

From TheJournal.ie The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals SCHOOL DAYS
From TheJournal.ie Gardaí to review capacity to deal with child porn investigations Children

Gardaí to review capacity to deal with child porn investigations

Minister Frances Fitzgerald said the will be insistent that there are strategies to overcome obstacles in detecting and prosecuting internet crime.

From TheJournal.ie How many small businesses have been victims of crime? Small Business Big Crime

How many small businesses have been victims of crime?

Small Firms Association says the cost and rate of crime against business is on the rise.

From TheJournal.ie The rate of cybercrime is on the rise, with some firms losing nearly €4 million because of it Cyber Crime

The rate of cybercrime is on the rise, with some firms losing nearly €4 million because of it

The study from PWC found that cybercrime in Ireland has risen from 24 per cent to 45 per cent since 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everybody’s talking about the aid crisis in the Philippines, Labour senator injured and the ASTI’s refusal to accept the Haddington Road deal.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Webcam child sex tourism – a sordid off-shoot of the social media revolution Opinion

Column: Webcam child sex tourism – a sordid off-shoot of the social media revolution

Law enforcement has not caught up with advances in technology that are giving sexual predators access to vulnerable children, writes Hans Guyt.

From TheJournal.ie Irish girl (17) 'forced into stripping on Skype' by US computer hacker Online Safety

Irish girl (17) 'forced into stripping on Skype' by US computer hacker

The girl was allegedly forced into stripping by California’s Jared James Abrahams who has been charged with hacking into the webcams of several women.

From TheJournal.ie 12 arrested over 'audacious attempt' to steal from Santander bank Cyber Crime

12 arrested over 'audacious attempt' to steal from Santander bank

The men tried to take control of a bank’s computer, according to London police.

From TheJournal.ie As many as 300 people have lost money due to phishing email scams this year Phishing

As many as 300 people have lost money due to phishing email scams this year

Gardaí have issued a fresh warning about phishing emails.

From TheJournal.ie Companies lose 2.7 per cent of their yearly turnover due to cyber crime Cyber Crime

Companies lose 2.7 per cent of their yearly turnover due to cyber crime

Nearly one in five surveyed companies were victims of hacking in the last year, with the average incident costing up to €30,000 to clean up.

From TheJournal.ie Irish prisons could - possibly - be getting wi-fi Cyber Criminals

Irish prisons could - possibly - be getting wi-fi

Alan Shatter says there’s no way that prisoners will be given open access to the internet – but they may be able to use it for educational resources.

From TheJournal.ie 24 arrested worldwide after FBI undercover investigation into 'carding' Cyber Crime

24 arrested worldwide after FBI undercover investigation into 'carding'

Investigation into theft of credit card and bank account info led to arrests and searches in a dozen countries yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Identity theft no longer top reported cyber crime in US Cyber Crime

Identity theft no longer top reported cyber crime in US

If you think you’re being emailed by the FBI… you’re probably not.

From TheJournal.ie US House passes cyber-security bill to allow access to private data Cyber Security

US House passes cyber-security bill to allow access to private data

Us President Barack Obama has threatened to veto the bill if it lands on his desk.